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Surprise Me Mr. Davis - Only in Montreal EP



Surprise Me Mr Davis Only in Montreal EP
Surprise Me Mr. Davis - Only in Montreal EP
(CD) Frogville, 2005

Brothers Brad (vox,guitar) and Andrew (drums) Barr and Marc Friedman (bass) from the Boston based The Slip team up with songwriter extrordinair Nathan Moore (vox, guitar) from ThaMuseMeant to form super rock pop alter-egos Surprise Mr Mr. Davis. This freed the artists from their traditional roles to play new characters... and made an INCREDIBLE combo in live and studio settings. You Must See this Band!!

Surprise Me Mr Davis Only in Montreal EP
Surprise Me Mr. Davis - Only in Montreal EP
(CD) Frogville, 2005

Tracklisting :
01. Everything Must Go
02. Poor Boy
03. How Stupid I Am
04. I Hate Love
05. As Long as There's One of Us Still Standing
06. Fat King of Gods (Live)
07. Sleepy Head

Note : This EP contains cuts off the "Only in Montreal" album that was made at Breakglass Studios in Montreal. It was made using pure analog technology and the plan is to release it on vinyl through Frogville soon.

Links :
myspace.com/surprisememrdavis
frogvilleplanet.com
myspace.com/frogvillerecords
theslip.com
myspace.com/theslipmusic

Press release :
Brothers Brad (vox,guitar) and Andrew (drums) Barr and Marc Friedman (bass) from the Boston based The Slip team up with songwriter extrordinair Nathan Moore (vox, guitar) from ThaMuseMeant to form super rock pop alter-egos Mr. Davis. This freed the artists from their traditional roles to play new characters... and made an INCREDIBLE combo in live and studio settings. You Must See this Band!!

Surprise Me Mr. Davis ventured into The Breakglass Studio in Montreal for a five-day recording blitzkrieg in early September of 2005. Taking a pure analog approach, the group tracked some of their favorite songs from the last couple years as well as a few new ones. The album is a supercharged electro-folk album with many a tender moment. Only in Montreal EP is a limited edition cd available now, which features five tracks from this recording session as well as a live version of the SMMD classic, "Fat King of Gods," and a bonus demo version of the new fav "Rise and Shine, Sleepyhead."

For the unacquainted, Surprise Me Mr. Davis was born out of a perfectly timed blizzard in Boston that allowed The Slip and Nathan to record a studio album. Their first tour in 2004 was documented by a live release from Philadelphia.

"It was impossible to deny the songs these boys played. In particular, "Summer of my Fall" may be one of the greatest songs you don't know. For anyone who digs honest songs, gut-wrenching delivery, and mind-boggling instrumental abilities (I was even reminded of Omar Rodriguez-Lopez of The Mars Volta during one of Brad Barr's heavily processed guitar intros), don't let Surprise Me Mr. Davis escape you."

"The combination of ThaMuseMent's Nathan Moore and the good men of The Slip proved a heady, nicely nuanced pop-rock explosion, with more than a few touches reminiscent of Rolling Thunder-era Bob Dylan. Far different from either of their regular gigs, Mr. Davis uses the same raw ingredients as Wilco and beats them at their game by writing better songs."

"Nathan Moore proves to be one of the most under-appreciated song writers and story tellers of our day. Backed by The Slip, this band is a sure thing."
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